#BERA_LifelongLearning @BERANews Questions of the knowledge that students acquire through vocational studies is fundamental to understanding educational settings oriented to preparation for...
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The past year and the pivot to online learning has highlighted and exacerbated inequities in education systems around the world. It is more apparent than ever that our schools must do better at...Continue reading
This report shares insights into how Covid-19 impacted upon on the early years workforce in England, Wales and Scotland during the first year of the pandemic, focusing on how pre-existing issues...
MIND (2021) has adopted the New Economic Foundation’s Five Ways to Wellbeing and underscores that ‘keeping learning’ is one of the foundations of maintaining one’s wellbeing. In this blog...Continue reading
The UK government’s Skills for Jobs white paper is clearly an attempt to realign post-16 education around the needs of employers. It presents a challenge for higher education to develop an...Continue reading
The north-east of England is one of the toughest places in the country for young people to gain employment (Carter, 2012). Young people from the region are more likely to drop out of education at...Continue reading
The strains on the education system caused by the Covid-19 pandemic have forced many parents to have to contend with significant changes in their daily routines. A study of seven countries in...Continue reading
Not another Cinderella story: Reflections on a collaboration to tell and imagine past, present and future stories of FE
For just over five years a unique project has examined the situation of further education (FE), mainly in England but also elsewhere in the UK, Australia and Ireland. The FE sector in England...Continue reading
Degree-qualified practitioners contribute to the quality of early years education and improve children’s outcomes. However, little is known about the content and structure of early years...Continue reading
Evaluation of an immersive virtual learning environment for operator training in mechanical and plant engineering using video analysis
Immersive virtual reality (IVR) refers to computer-generated real-time, three-dimensional and interactive environments. Their use is associated with diverse potentials, such as spatially and...Continue reading
It is an interesting time to be a student. Not a single day passes without newspaper and social media headlines echoing student concerns about the (mis)handling of the Covid-19 crisis on campuses,...Continue reading